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Alan Owens

Government publishes response to call for views on consumer smart product cybersecurity regulation proposals

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP

In July 2020 the government announced that it planned to change the law to make smart products more secure and published a call for views on its proposals.

Craig Cordle

The changing ESG landscape: keeping Guernsey ahead of the curve

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

In recent years, environmental, social and governance investing has evolved into a financial industry megatrend – one that has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic and shows no sign of slowing.

Varun Sharma

Court rules on effect of compromise or compounding in predicate offence proceedings under PMLA

Litigation - India
Clasis Law

The Bombay High Court was recently posed with an issue regarding the fate of proceedings under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002 in the event of compromise or compounding in a predicate offence.

Becky Critchley

FCA confirms dates for cessation of LIBOR benchmarks

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

The Financial Conduct Authority has formally announced the dates for the cessation of all London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) benchmark settings currently published by the Intercontinental Exchange Benchmark Administration.

Fisayo Tifase

Protection of shapes and colours of goods

Intellectual Property - Nigeria
Abdulai Taiwo & Co

The understanding of trademarks in Nigeria appears limited to word marks and logo designs or devices as these are the conventional trademarks in the jurisdiction.

Maurus Winzap

First Swiss-Brazilian DTA to become reality in 2022

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The first double taxation agreement (DTA) between Switzerland and Brazil will apply as of 1 January 2022.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru